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Last updated: 11 August 2020
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Fecha:domingo 11 marzo 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R5D-1 (DC-4)
Operador:Pacific Overseas Airlines
Registración: HS-POS
Numéro de série: 10396
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Hong Kong Island (   Hong Kong)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Tailandia
Descripción:
The crew attempted to fly a visual departure from Hong Kong in low cloud and poor visibility. The aircraft, named "City of Ayudhya", crashed into the hills of Hong Kong Island between Mt Butler and Mt Parker.

Fuentes:
» Thai Aviation History website


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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport to Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport as the crow flies is 1702 km (1064 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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